Lisa Cron's 'Wired for Story' course is ideal for aspiring writers who want to master the art of storytelling. This class teaches how to create novels or memoirs that captivate readers by leveraging the brain's craving for stories. You'll learn that successful writing is a learnable skill, not just innate talent. The course offers practical exercises to help you write a first draft that reads like a fifth, enhance your confidence as a writer, and change how readers perceive the world.
If you aspire to write a book but struggle to begin or reach the finish line, you are in good company. Many budding authors face challenges in starting or developing their stories. In this course, Jennie Nash, an experienced author, teacher, and book coach, will guide you through understanding your characters, the structure of your story, and the narrative arc, helping you overcome these common hurdles.
This training is designed to help authors master the art of writing dialogue. It highlights common mistakes made by inexperienced writers and provides tips for creating engaging and realistic dialogue.
Prerequisites: You should already be writing or intending to write books for publication.
Juni Learning's 'Novel Writing for Kids' is an innovative course designed for middle and high schoolers (ages 11-18) to explore novel writing. This course provides one-on-one coaching to help young writers develop their creativity and storytelling skills. Students will learn to craft compelling characters, plot structures, and engaging dialogues. The curriculum includes developing objectives for protagonists and antagonists, writing character portraits, structuring plots, and more. Prerequisites include completion of 5th Grade English/Language Arts coursework and the ability to focus on creative writing projects during 50-minute sessions.
Prerequisites: Completion of 5th Grade English/Language Arts coursework.
The course offers an extensive exploration of English grammar, ideal for enhancing writing and editing skills. The course includes over 100 lessons covering topics like homophones, sentence structure, verb forms, subject-verb agreement, and punctuation. It also features 23 quizzes, skill-building assignments, and one-to-one instructor support.
This engaging and interactive creative writing course is designed to spark your enthusiasm for crafting your own works in fiction, poetry, drama, and creative non-fiction. You'll learn various writing techniques, literary devices, and specialized skills to help develop and refine your unique writer's voice.
This course, taught by author and educator Brian Jackson, covers writing basics and advanced techniques, including writing and outlining novels and non-fiction books, fantasy world-building, dialog, self-publishing on Amazon, and book cover creation using Microsoft PowerPoint. It's designed for those looking to tell their story through various forms of writing.
Facilitated by Frances Story, this workshop offers weekly sessions for writers to collaborate and refine their craft. Conducted live on Zoom and at Three Bees Pottery & Coffee Shop, it provides a supportive and creative environment for writers of all levels.
A dynamic "work-in-progress" group focusing on getting published. Members critique and discuss each other's works-in-progress, ranging from novels to poetry and plays. Open to both beginners and experienced writers, the group tackles topics from character development to engaging literary agents, embracing a diverse range of genres.
Shani Raja, a former editor for the Wall Street Journal, offers a course on mastering four key aspects of writing: simplicity, clarity, elegance, and evocativeness. Learn to incorporate these elements into your writing to distinguish your work from others in your field.
This course is your pathway to writing your debut novel. It's common for people to dream of writing a novel, but few turn that dream into reality. Here, you will transform any initial idea into a well-structured and disciplined process, culminating in a complete novel ready for the publishing world.
This is a virtual writer's critique and support group that caters to a diverse range of writers, from beginners to seasoned professionals. The group, which meets every Wednesday evening via Zoom, offers an eclectic environment for writers of various genres, including fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. Once a month, they host an "Open Read" night where non-members can present their writing for critique, providing a hands-on experience of the workshop environment.